Members of the Usher Board are front from left, Mary E. Smith, president emeritus, and John Smith, president; back, Grayling Smith, Dolvinia Watson (former vice president), Ella Doepp (vice president), the late Darrell Williams, and Arneva Smith (secretary/treasurer, the oldest active member).

 The late Rev. Dixon Connor organized the First Baptist Usher Board in 1957. 

Liza Lasley was named “Mother of the Usher Board.” The members of the first usher board were Blond Goodin, Alfred Moore, Rev. Ralph and Ruth Reed, Ora Sloan, Liza Lasley, Maxine Powell, and Regina “Johnny” Montgomery, who all are deceased. These members served for three years with three new additions added. They were R.B. Smith (deceased), Joe Louis Smith and Don Burbridge. 

Our recent member, Darrell Williams, and R.B. Smith passed away March 7.